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Reports Advise How to Make Flood Insurance Affordable

A new report suggests the federal flood insurance program may want to target mitigation grants to households with high premiums, urge homeowners to select higher deductibles, expand the educational role of insurance agents, and provide mitigation loans to help make …

Hope for Avoiding ‘Flood Insurance Nightmare’ Lies in Red River Levee Work

The threat of a flood insurance nightmare in Louisiana’s Rapides Parish and elsewhere was delayed, but not eliminated, by Congress last year. But the threat is slowly diminishing as work proceeds to fix deficiencies in the Red River levees to …